Radiology Subspecialty: Pediatric Radiology Elective
Preceptor(s): Shailee Lala, MD
Course Code: 15-09
Contact: Evelyn Espinosa, email@example.com
Telephone: (212) 263-6737
Prerequisite: Radiology Selective
This course is intended for students who plan a career in radiology or pediatrics. Students will be instructed in the basic fundamentals of pediatric radiology and will participate in the reading sessions and departmental and interdepartmental conferences.
Objectives of the Elective
The objective of this elective is to offer the student an opportunity to observe how pediatric radiology contributes to patient care. It is hoped that the student will acquire an appreciation for the various imaging modalities and their application to children.
Key Responsibilities of the student while on Elective
- Students are expected to attend the clinical radiologic house rounds each morning with the pediatric interns and residents and to review all house films with the attending pediatric radiologists.
- Students are encouraged to observe and help with procedures, including ultrasound and fluoroscopy, where applicable.
- Reading materials will be provides based on area of interest.
Students are guided to those conferences that are considered appropriate, including radiology noon conference on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. There are also several interdisciplinary conferences that students will have the opportunity to attend, depending on the weeks that they are on the rotation. These include pediatric pulmonary, GI, GU, and surgery conference, pediatric tumor board, as well as fetal conference.
Method of Evaluation
The students are evaluated on the basis of interest shown, attendance and clinical knowledge.
Months Offered: All Year except Jul, Aug, Dec
Report To: 8:30 AM – 5PM, Tisch Hospital, 2nd Floor, Pediatric Reading Room
Students per period: 1
Duration: 2 Weeks
All Visiting Students: see Specialty Rotation introduction for instructions.